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're life in emeryville -- lou, ktvu news. >> we saw some people who had already been in line nearly 24- hours. they say they gape up thanksgiving day traditions for the chance to get a big screen tv at a rock-bottom price. >> this is definitely worth it, $299 for a 50-inch. >> this craft store, michaels opened at four. and workers at bay area walmart stores will express their frustrations with a walk-out. employees in richmond, fairfield and san jose stores are also planning a work stoppage tomorrow, walmart employees are not unionized and now a company's spokeswoman says the giant retailer offers benefits. >>> fire officials are looking for the cause of a fire that started at the hong kong hair and beauty center. based on the similar fire at this same location. investigators are calling this one armed blaze suspicious, there were no reports of any injuries. >>> there's new information tonight about a brazen shoot- out that started last night on edwards avenue. the bullet-ridden vehicles were abandoned right on the vehicle after being shot. >> we had some very good witnesses -- so we
are hoping that's all the business they have to worry about. live in petaluma, ken wayne, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> firefighters in oakland are investigating the cause of a one alarm fire that damaged a home this evening. the flames broke out in a two story house in the 600 block of kenman road. the battalion chief told us it only took about 15 minutes to get the fire under control. he thinks the fire may have started on the first floor. no one was at home at the time. and there were no injuries. >>> we have new information tonight about an oakland man who fell to his death in an old water filled quarry while he was out looking for his cat in the pouring rain last night. ktvu's amber lee is live off of pleasant valley road, just off the rockridge shopping center, where she talked to the victim's neighbors. >> reporter: the victim lives in one of the townhomes on the ridge. neighborhoods tell us, barbed wire surrounds the quarry. it's worked well to keep people out of the quarry until last night. using a flashlight, he looked for his beloved cat off the edge of the quarry. harris only foun
better which means there could be no delivery of crabs for at least a week. jana katsuyama, ktvu news. >>> stay with ktvu channel 2 news we are monitoring conditions minute by minute with updates on air, online and through our mobile apps. >>> at 10:20, bill will be back with a more detailed look at tomorrow's forecast. plus at 10:45, the rush to prevent landslides in areas burned by wildfire last summer and bill's complete forecast with the latest computer models for the other storms that are lined up off the coast. >>> happening now, a student occupation of a building at uc berkeley has just come to an end. it started about 4:00 this afternoon when a half dozen protesters chained themselves inside a vacant campus building. eric rasmussen is live and tells us what brought this to a close about 25 minutes ago. >> reporter: they said they got some of their demands met. this plaza was filled with students all night tonight to support students who had chained themselves to the building by their neck. they told us they were prepared to stay there all night but they came out to cheers abou
a week. jana katsuyama, ktvu news. >>> stay with ktvu channel 2 news we are monitoring conditions minute by minute with updates on air, online and through our mobile apps. >>> at 10:20, bill will be back with a more detailed look at tomorrow's forecast. plus at 10:45, the rush to prevent landslides in areas burned by wildfire last summer and bill's complete forecast with the latest computer models for the other storms that are lined up off the coast. >>> happening now, a student occupation of a building at uc berkeley has just come to an end. it started about 4:00 this afternoon when a half dozen protesters chained themselves inside a vacant campus building. eric rasmussen is live and tells us what brought this to a close about 25 minutes ago. >> reporter: they said they got some of their demands met. this plaza was filled with students all night tonight to support students who had chained themselves to the building by their neck. they told us they were prepared to stay there all night but they came out to cheers about 20 minutes ago. now one of the organizers of this protest told me thi
half hour. for now live in oakland christian captain, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> we are also watching developing news a search for a suspect in milpitas, there was an officer involved shooting there, jeanine is live and tell us about this manhunt and how this is affecting traffic. >> that's right, no cars are being allowed and you can see it is closed between campbell all the way to arizona because police are investigating a shooting and suching for a suspect. chp told us this was an officer involved shooting and they say all officers should be on the lookout for a tan honda. they were making a traffic stop when the shooting took place and at this point it is unknown if anything took place and they have been gathering evidence and taking pictures. we have seen at least one bullet casing on the ground. people who live nearby are being stopped by the police tape and they have lots of questions because they say shootings just don't happen here. >> having any kind of violence or shooting in this neighborhood is very rare so you know it is kind of scary that -- you know i hope peo
. >>> dangerous times how the fiscal cliff could affect people in california, stay tuned for ktvu channel 2 morning news. this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for joining us this wednesday november 28th, i am pam cook. >> weather is changing and we are on storm watch right now and we have the first of several storms roaring into the bay area and expect rain and strong winds happening now. we have live team coverage and our crews are in san francisco who are at the richmond san rafael bridge. tara moriarty is watching the morning commute, where is that storm, we can feel it, right? >> now some of the heavier rain, we have to go back here but some of the heavier bands are beginning to inch into the north bay and you can see northern county as well as rushing river, we will keep an eye on that because it will be one of the focuses of the heavier rain nothing too bad yet but up into mendocino county, there will be heavy duty rainfall totals and so far there are only 3 / 100s for the south bay. coming up, mark is live at the richmond san rafael bridge, it lo
updates at anytime at ktvu.com, mobile ktvu.com and through our mobile apps. >>> investigators in alameda say a fire in an east bay high school classroom is suspicious. fire crews rushed to alameda high school around # 3:30 a.m. and found flames in one of the classrooms. a window in the classroom was open which is one of the reasons the fire is suspicious. one student we talked to said this has happened before. >> last year, there are a couple, if not three, reported fires in the bathrooms. i guess somebody was lighting the trash cans on fire full of paper towels. >> some books were burned and a window was damaged in the fire today. >>> president obama made a public plea to congress to pass a bill that will head off the looming fiscal cliff. >> i've got a pen. i'm ready to sign it. >> surrounded by middle income americans, mr. obama warned that if the bush tax cuts are allowed to expire january 1, every taxpayer would pay more next year. the president said that would cost a typical middle class family of four an extra $2200. >> that means less money for buying groceries, less money for fi
on ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, to you welcome to a brand new day, it's wednesday, november 21st i'm dave clark. >> and i'm claudine wong in for pam cook this morning. let's get a quick look at your weather and traffic. steve, that rain already causing problems. >> very much so. >> roads, airports. >> exactly. it's a morning event that start to taper off in the next couple of hours. but not before we have decent totals. three inches of rain up toward russian river area. you can see our front is moving through right now. very mild. 60s on the temps. still rain to the north. we'll talk about that coming up in five minutes. >>> steve, we've had commute problems already as we look at the commute pictures here. this is a light looking 237 as you drive through, but we've had slow traffic already and also we've had some standing water that is causing problems. moving along eastbound 580 in livermore near greenville road we have a truck accident blocking three lanes eastbound. fortunately it is not in the commute direction but the traffic is going to be slow in the area. a
wong, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and ktvu mark tamayo has noticed a change in the wind over the past few hours. mark is live at the richmond/san rafael toll plaza with what drivers can expect. >> reporter: hi, tori. the rainfall has picked you and the winds have, too. the winds are gonna add problems. you can see the wind is to the too strong, about 2 to 3 miles an hour. very light but about a minute ago, this gust was around 16, 17 miles an hour. the national weather service has issued the wind advisory that steve will be talking about. this is a recent development probably for the last five minutes. i've been tracking a few light showers. the weather pattern has been changing. with that the cybers, if the drivers -- drivers, if they do encounter the winds, you get the southerly winds hitting the side of your car. it's not too bad here but once you cross the span, it could notice your lane condition. so be careful of that and the skyline, a lot of storm clouds out there. within the last five minutes, those rain showers have been pushing back into the region -- steve, i can verify that,
have to respond tieing up valuable resources. in pacifica, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a section of ocean beach in san francisco is still closed tonight after the rain last week caused some sewage contamination on the beach. today crews from the utility commission welded a manhole shut. it was the same hole that burst. >> we want to make sure we don't pass the problem on to another manhole so we've checked those out and made sure that they are secure and we're feeling confident about that. and then we also have made sure that our system is drained and ready to accept all the storm water and sewage coming into it with this next storm. >> the beach was scheduled to open this week but the opening is now delayed because of the upcoming storms. >>> and we've got some storms to talk about. they're headed our way. we've been talking about them since yesterday, actually since last week. right now what's coming into effect are wind warning, it's a short window. around the coast that red area that represents wind warning. it is going to be extremely windy along the coast wi
, janine de la vega, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> happening now, a police standoff ended on treasure island a little while ago. christien kafton has been on this story since 4:30 this morning. what do you know now? >> reporter: police are confirming that this standoff did end with the suspect dying from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. we're on treasure island. keep in mind. you can see what appears to be the suspect's vehicle. the suspect's body was just taken from the scene here. he held off police for about five hours here with a gun to his head. police are now allowing cars to come and go from the island. they are using just one lane, though, so access to treasure island is somewhat restricted because they are allowing inbound traffic to come in and then they will stop and allow outbound traffic for a little while. people were stranded for hours as a situation developed on treasure island. we have video of the suspect sitting on a railing bite right -- right by the way. this all started as a police pursuit that began near mason and bush around 11:00 last night. police got a 911
are live in san francisco, christian captain, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> more developing news this time from milpitas. police are blocking off an intersection as they search for a suspect. jacqueline road is closed from campbell street to a arizona -- to arizona avenue. you can see what police officers see on both sides of the street. reportedly shots were fired during a traffic stop so if you are driving just try to avoid this area. we have joan mean della vague gash jeanine della vega in our next report. >>> and a man who killed a police officer will stand trial. he is accused of shooting an officer after a bank robbery and chase last november. smith has offered a not guilty plea and if he is found guilty he could get up to life in prison. >>> and later a teen accused of killing a baby will stand trial. he and another teen fired several shots as a family of four was leaving a baby shower in june of last year. 3 month old isaac garcia was killed. they thought the baby's parents were somebody else. they say a jury will probably be picked by the end of the year with opening sta
now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> good morning, and welcome. i'm dave clark. >> and i'm tornry campbell. it -- tori campbell. happening now, volunteers at glad memorial church are about to serve a thanksgiving breakfast meal. alex savage is live from glad, which will be busy serving holiday meals to the hung bring. good morning, alex. >> reporter: the thanksgiving operation in full swing, right now, here in glad. you can take a look and see all the volunteers, hundreds of them, 500 volunteers taking part in this effort. they do it every thanksgiving. over here, we have the hams are getting going, they will serve up 5000 meals to those in need later on today. just an amazing undertaking here. and all the folks come down and volunteer their time here on thanksgiving, and do their part to contribute. i want to disturb. you come down here many years, i understand? why? >> i do it for the people who need it, help them out, come down because it's a good, kind of a party for the volunteers, pretty much, there's a lot of people in need. and glad provides for the needs. that's why i com
right now. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> and good morning. welcome to mornings on 2. it's saturday november 24th. >> good morning. hope you are enjoying your weekend. let's check in with rosemary and a quick look at the forecast. >> reporter: another nice day in the forecast for your holiday weekend starting out cool and calm and with that patchy fog in the valley. mild weather expected for the afternoon. not before long we will deal with wet weather. i will break this down for you. show you the afternoon highs and the current conditions coming up. >> we start with video we just got of the overnight rescue of a man stuck in a storm drain. rescue crews had to work for hours to dig him free and they finally pulled him out. this was about midnight. the first call came in after a man heard noises around 8 last night. officers went to the area and couldn't find the victim but later found him wedged in a metal pipe seven feet underground. >> he was upset and a bit -- dehydrated, hypothermia was setting in. the cold night. i'm not sure why he was in there. >> though he was trapped fo
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